As Or Like | English Grammar Worksheet

As is a conjunction. It is used to connect two clauses.
Like is a preposition. It is followed by a noun which acts as its object.

English Grammar Worksheet

Fill in the blanks with as or like.

1. She looks ……………………… her mother. (as/like)

2. He fought ……………………….. a lion. (like / as)

3. ……………………… his father, he is a lawyer. (like / as)

4. She can play music instruments, ……………………… the violin. (like / as)

5. Nobody loves her ……………………… I do. (as / like)

6. When in Rome, do ………………………. the Romans do. (as / like)

7. She looks exactly ………………………… her mother did when she was younger. (as / like)

8. She was religious, …………………………. Were most of her friends. (as / like)

9. ……………………… you know, I work hard. (as / like)

10. She worked ………………………… an airhostess for ten years. (as / like)

Answers

1. She looks like her mother.

2. He fought like a lion.

3. Like his father, he is a lawyer.

4. She can play music instruments, like the violin.

5. Nobody loves her as I do.

6. When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

7. She looks exactly as / like her mother did when she was younger. (Like is possible here in a very informal style.)

8. She was religious, as were most of her friends.

9. As you know, I work hard.

10. She worked as an airhostess for ten years.

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